Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Roundup with PW

Greenpeace Wars with Paper Company, Sticking Publishers In the Middle
The Big Five have found themselves in the middle of a long-running battle between Greenpeace and Resolute Forest Products over logging practices in Canada’s Boreal Forest.
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University Presses Are More Vital than Ever
The Association of American University Presses annual meeting in Austin emphasized the value of publishing work grounded in research in an era of fake news.
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And Then There Was Horowitz
In 'Magpie Murders' (Harper, June), the versatile British author Anthony Horowitz puts a twist on the classic fair-play mystery Agatha Christie perfected.
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Richard K. McCullough Dies at 67: The longtime publishing executive, including with Millbrook Press, died at home on June 15.

Barry Nabs a Second Walter Scott: Sebastian Barry's 'Days Without End' takes the £25,000 prize, marking the second time the author has won the award.

Obama's Dad's Books Go to Auction: Original copies of books written by Barack Obama Sr. have surfaced after more than half a century.

U.K. Book World Helps Grenfell Victims: Authors, together with agents and editors, are coming together for an online auction to help those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire.

'1984' Comes to Broadway: Olivia Wilde and Tom Sturridge headline a 'volatile town hall meeting' of a stage adaptation of Orwell's classic novel.


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